February 2015

Revamped Jekyll Island Resort Returns


With the final steps of the complete $20 million build-out nearing an end, the Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island expects an early March 2015 opening after being closed since 2013.

The newly reconstructed hotel features a quarter-mile of prime beachfront and unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean, and showcase contemporary furnishings in 157 guest rooms including 21 suites. A variety of amenities include an oceanfront fitness center, outdoor pool, Kids Club, nightly entertainment, a business center, a boardroom and outdoor event space, all less than a mile away from the Jekyll Island Convention Center.

Food and beverage venues include the poolside Rusty Anchor Bar and Grille and NorthShore Coffee & Cocktails, which is located on the third floor of the new lobby, offering sweeping views. A nautically decorated signature restaurant, Beach House, serving locally-sourced seafood and coastal fare, will open soon as well.

Island activities and group fun include dolphin and nature tours, stand-up paddle boarding, fishing, horseback riding on the beach, Segway tours, tennis and golf.

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